Albums Released This Week (May 14 – 20)

Here’s a sampling of the best music ever made! – great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop which were released this week (and some related albums of note):

May 14

Donovan —— What’s Bin Did And What’s Been Hid [UK] ► Folk-Rock >> 1965

Neil Young With Crazy Horse ——
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere ► Folk-Rock >> 1969

The Carpenters ——
Carpenters ► Soft Rock >> 1971

Rory Gallagher ——
Live In Europe ► Blues-Rock >> 1972

AC/DC ——
High Voltage ► Hard Rock >> 1976

Heart ——
Little Queen ► Album Rock >> 1977

Peter Frampton ——
Breaking All The Rules ► Arena Rock >> 1981

The Clash ——
Combat Rock ► Punk >> 1982

Chicago ——
Chicago 17 ► Jazz-Rock >> 1984

Sade ——
Stronger Than Pride [UK] ► Quiet Storm >> 1988

Oleta Adams ——
Circle Of One ► Jazz-Pop Fusion >> 1990

The Bee Gees ——
High Civilization ► Pop-Rock >> 1991

EMF ——
Schubert Dip ► Synth-Pop >> 1991

Paula Abdul ——
Spellbound ► Dance-Pop >> 1991

Amorphis ——
Elegy ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1996

Def Leppard ——
Slang ► Hard Rock >> 1996

Miss Kitten & The Hacker ——
Intimités ► Electro Pop >> 1999

Bryan Adams ——
Spirit – Stallion Of The Cimarron [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 2002

Rush ——
Vapor Trails ► Prog/Art Rock >> 2002

May 15

King Crimson —— In The Wake Of Poseidon ► Prog Rock >> 1970

The Beach Boys ——
Carl & The Passions – “So Tough” ► Surfer >> 1972

The Jackson 5 ——
Moving Violation ► Soul – Motown >> 1975

Squeeze ——
East Side Story ► Pop-Rock >> 1981

The Moody Blues ——
Long Distance Voyager ► Prog Rock >> 1981

The Creatures ——
Feast ► Alt Post-Punk/goth rock >> 1983

Michael Jackson ——
Farewell My Summer Love ► Pop-Soul >> 1984

Night Ranger ——
Seven Wishes ► Hard Rock >> 1985

Mötley Crüe ——
Girls, Girls, Girls ► Heavy Metal >> 1987

Dio ——
Lock Up The Wolves ► Heavy Metal >> 1990

Opeth ——
Orchid ► Heavy Metal/Doom Metal >> 1995

Bad Religion ——
No Substance ► Punk Rock >> 1998

Depeche Mode ——
Exciter ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001

The Go-Go’s ——
God Bless The Go-Go’s ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001

R.E.M. ——
Reveal ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2001

Wilco ——
Sky Blue Sky ► Alt. Country-Rock >> 2007

Coldplay ——
LeftRightLeftRightLeft ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2009

May 16

Bob Dylan —— Blonde On Blonde ► Folk-Rock >> 1966

The Beach Boys ——
Pet Sounds ► Pop-Rock >> 1966

Phil Ochs ——
Rehearsals For Retirement ► Folk-Rock >> 1969

The Who ——
Live At Leeds ► British Rock >> 1970

The Carpenters ——
Now & Then ► Soft Rock >> 1973

Neil Young ——
First Plane Outta Here! ► Country-Rock >> 1974

The Kinks ——
The Kinks Present A Soap Opera ► British Rock >> 1975

Joe Walsh ——
But Seriously Folks… ► Blues-Rock >> 1978

Hall & Oates ——
Livetime ► Pop-Rock >> 1978

Devo ——
Freedom Of Choice ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1980

Iron Maiden ——
Piece Of Mind ► Heavy Metal >> 1983

10,000 Maniacs ——
Blind Man’s Zoo ► Folk-Rock >> 1989

The A-Teens ——
The ABBA Generation ► Europop/Dance-Pop >> 2000

Pearl Jam ——
Binaural ► Hard Rock >> 2000

Peter Frampton ——
Live In Detroit ► Arena Rock >> 2000

The Raconteurs ——
Broken Boy Soldiers ► Alt. Rock >> 2006

May 17

Herbie Hancock —— Maiden Voyage ► Fusion/Hard Be Bop >> 1965

Brenda Lee ——
The Versatile Brenda Lee ► Country-Pop >> 1965

Neil Diamond ——
Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show ► Pop-Rock >> 1969

Paul & Linda McCartney ——
Ram ► Pop-Rock >> 1971

Bachman-Turner Overdrive ——
Bachman-Turner Overdrive ► Album Rock >> 1973

Rainbow ——
Rainbow Rising ► Arena Rock >> 1976

Jethro Tull ——
Too Old To Rock ‘N’ Roll, Too Young To Die ► Prog Rock >> 1976

Paul McCartney ——
Thrillington ► Pop-Rock >> 1977

Patti Smith ——
Wave ► New Wave Punk-Rock >> 1979

Frank Zappa ——
Tinseltown Rebellion ► Art Rock >> 1981

The Fixx ——
Reach The Beach ► Techno-Pop >> 1983

Megadeth ——
Killing Is My Business…And Business Is Good! ► Heavy Metal >> 1985

Herbie Hancock ——
Perfect Machine ► Electro-Funk >> 1988

The Doobie Brothers ——
Cycles ► Pop-Rock >> 1989

Thomas Anders ——
Whispers ► Pop-Rock >> 1991

Jamiroquai ——
Emergency On Planet Earth ► Acid Jazz/Funk >> 1993

Oingo Boingo ——
Boingo ► New Wave Ska-Pop >> 1994

America ——
Hourglass ► Folk-Rock >> 1994

Erasure ——
I Say I Say I Say ► Synth-Pop/Dance >> 1994

Hanson ——
Boomerang ► Pop-Rock/Teen Pop >> 1995

The Melvins ——
The Maggot ► Heavy Metal/Sludge Metal >> 1999

Cast ——
Magic Hour ► Britpop >> 1999

May 18

Brenda Lee —— By Request ► Country-Pop >> 1964

The Byrds ——
History Of The Byrds ► Country-Rock >> 1973

Angel ——
Helluva Band ► Prog Rock >> 1976

Ian Dury & The Blockheads ——
Do It Yourself ► Punk-Rock >> 1979

David Bowie ——
Lodger ► Glam Rock >> 1979

Concrete Blonde ——
Concrete Blonde ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1986

Steve Earle ——
Exit 0 ► Alt. Country >> 1987

Various Artists ——
Golden Throats: The Great Celebrity Sing-Off! ► Pop-Rock >> 1988

Luis Miguel ——
20 Años ► Latin Pop >> 1990

Kiss ——
Alive III ► Hard Rock >> 1993

Janet Jackson ——
Janet ► Pop-Soul >> 1993

Jerry Lee Lewis ——
The Jerry Lee Lewis Anthology: All Killer, No Filler ► Rock n Roll >> 1993

Feeder ——
Polythene ► Grunge-Rock >> 1997

Grave Digger ——
Knights Of The Cross ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Metal >> 1998

Jimmy Buffett ——
Beach House On The Moon ► Folk-Rock >> 1999

AFI ——
Black Sails In The Sunset ► Hardcore Punk >> 1999

May 19

Brenda Lee —— Johnny One Time ► Country-Pop >> 1969

Spiral Starecase ——
More Today Than Yesterday ► Psychedelic Pop >> 1969

Poco ——
Pickin’ Up The Pieces ► Country-Rock >> 1969

Uriah Heep ——
Demons & Wizards ► Prog. Rock >> 1972

Elton John ——
Honky Chateau ► Pop-Rock >> 1972

The Kinks ——
Misfits ► British Rock >> 1978

The Ramones ——
Animal Boy ► Punk-Rock >> 1986

Prince ——
Parade ► R&B-Pop >> 1986

Peter Gabriel ——
So ► Prog Rock >> 1986

The Cure ——
Staring At The Sea: The Singles ► Post-Punk >> 1986

Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam ——
Spanish Fly ► Dance-Pop >> 1987

Kiss ——
Revenge ► Hard Rock >> 1992

Billy Ray Cyrus ——
Some Gave All ► Country-Pop >> 1992

Kansas ——
Always Never The Same ► Arena Rock >> 1998

Calexico ——
The Black Light ► Alt Rock/Americana >> 1998

Spandau Ballet ——
Live At N.E.C. ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 2005

Eric Clapton And Steve Winwood ——
Live From Madison Square Garden ► Blues-Rock >> 2009

May 20

Climax Blues Band —— Sense Of Direction ► Blues-Rock >> 1974

David Bowie ——
Changesonebowie ► Glam Rock >> 1976

The Jam ——
In The City ► Punk-Rock >> 1977

Kiss ——
Unmasked ► Hard Rock >> 1980

Elton John ——
The Fox ► Pop-Rock >> 1981

Savatage ——
Power Of The Night ► Heavy Metal/Speed Metal >> 1985

Various Artists ——
Beverly Hills Cop II [Sndtrk] ► Album Rock >> 1987

Manic Street Preachers ——
Everything Must Go ► Hard Rock >> 1996

Soilwork ——
Steelbath Suicide ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1996

Michael Jackson ——
Blood On The Dance Floor: HIStory In The Mix ► Dance-Pop >> 1997

Blues Brothers ——
Blues Brothers & Friends: Live From The House Of Blues ► Blues-Rock >> 1997

Millencolin ——
For Monkeys ► Euro-punk >> 1997

James Taylor ——
Hourglass ► Folk-Rock >> 1997

Peter Cetera ——
You’re The Inspiration: A Collection ► Pop-Rock >> 1997

Bracket ——
When All Else Fails ► Punk Rock >> 2000

Earth, Wind & Fire ——
The Promise ► Soul-Funk >> 2003

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  1. #1 by steve on May 24, 2012 - 8:07 am

    Love your blog… seems to be something wrong with the coding? where’s this week’s releases?

  2. #2 by Chris on May 26, 2012 - 5:15 pm

    Could you fix this entry, please?

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